Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - Alaska Peninsula (USA) on Friday, 13 September 2002 at 09:09 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 20 km depth
Date & time: 13 Sep 2002 09:09:44 UTC
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5977°N / 161.0429°W (Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dutton (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) E of False Pass (pop: 40) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) S of Nelson Lagoon (pop: 52) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) SW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) SW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) SW of Chignik Lagoon (pop: 78) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||20 km||Alaska Peninsula (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.